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BACKGROUND Cleft lip with or without cleft palate (CL/P) is one of the most common craniofacial malformations, with a complex and multifactorial etiology. Because of the genetic heterogeneity of(More)
BACKGROUND Non-syndromic cleft lip and palate (CLP) is one of the most common birth defects. Recent genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified several novel risk loci associated with this(More)
BACKGROUND Nonsyndromic cleft lip with or without cleft palate (NSCL/P) is one of the most common congenital anomalies, with a complex and still not fully understood etiology. Given the important(More)
We investigated the relation between concentrations of maternal zinc and copper and the risk of an infant being born with an orofacial cleft. We did a case-control study using 116 mothers of children(More)